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Evelyn Markham Barber
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1920
Death: May 16, 2010

Evelyn Markham Barber, 89, passed away May 16, 2010 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL. She was born in Guin, Alabama to Vena and Jeff Markham, but as an adult, moved to Memphis where she met and married William T. Barber, Sr. who preceded her in death as did her son, Jeffery Barber, her parents, 2 sisters, and 3 brothers making her the last surviving sibling of the Markham family. Mrs. Barber served almost 20 years as cafeteria manager/dietician at Whitehaven Elementary and High Schools. She enjoyed gardening, growing both flowers and vegetables, and was known by family and friends for baking delicious pies and cakes. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Evelyn is survived by a son, Mark Barber (Kathy) of Pensacola, FL; a daughter, Shirley Barber of Memphis; a son, Bill Barber (Nanette) of Jonesboro, AR; a son, John Estes (Debra) of Waverly, TN; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday, May 22 from 12:00 until 2:00 with the service following at 2:00 P.M. at Forest Hill Chapel Mid-town. The family asks that any memorials be directed to the American Diabetes Association or the charity of choice. Forest Hill Funeral Home Midtown (Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 21, 2010) 
 
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 Spouse:
  William Travis Barber (1907 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Deward Jeffery Barber (1949 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52651827
Evelyn <i>Markham</i> Barber
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